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About paper/b0i

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  • Birthday 04/21/1990

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    Rosamond, California
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    I love music. I write songs all the time (mostly Rap/Hip-Hop). Music is so importent to me. It's pulled me through some of my hardest times. I also freaking LOVE movies. I write screenplays sometimes, I'm always going to the movies, and I'm always talking about movies. lol. Making people laugh is so importent to me, and I often find myself trying to better my life by bettering (is that a word?) myself.
  1. Thanks for the welcoming, everybody! Much love! Here's my Myspace Link: http://www.myspace.com/viral93560
  2. Thank you all so much. I know I keep saying "Thank you", but I can't help it. lol. I didn't expect so many responses. One of the reasons I don't post on this website much is because most of my posts go unnoticed. I'm glad this one didn't. I've been doing good lately. I havn't been on any porno since Saturday Night....and for me that's a good thing. lol. Now, some of you believe that we arn't punished for our sins. Sin itself is the punishment. I can actually see that being the case... But if we arn't punished, how is that supposed to help us grow closer to God. I know, I know: Everyone says he gives us the option of freewill. But that's like if a parent let their child do whatever they wanted to and didn't punish them when they did something wrong. Instead, the parent just waits for the child to come to him/her until the child is tired of doing whatever they wanted to do. That's not going to help the child grow closer to the parent. In fact, it won't even help the child learn importent life lessons. When the parent punishes the child, the child learns right from wrong, you know what I mean? So if God doesn't punish us, how is that supposed to help us learn and help us grow closer to God?
  3. MyDestinyIsHeaven... That was a great post. Thank you so much. Even though my central topic wasn't about finding the right girl, what you just posted there really helped me out. Actually, this girl and I could've probally dated while in Oregon. We both promised each other not to go out with each other or anybody else, for that matter, until we grew closer to God. So, I've actually been planning on staying single until I have a healthy, beautiful relationship with God. Lately, though, with this girl not really talking to me, I've felt discouarged in this promise I've made and feel like it might be a waisted promise. But you just encouraged me. Thank you so much!
  4. WOW! I feel the same exact way. Although, my paranoia doesn't isn't in the form of, "Will this lead me into sin? What about these clothes? This TV show isn't good for me...", like yours. My paranoia comes from what will happen AFTER I sin. I'm in constant fear of punishment. When I sin, the aftershock of that sin is terrible. I'm contantly feeling guilt pour over me, and I'm always on the lookout for a punishment. "Shoot! This girl isn't talking to me. I'm being punished. Why did I sin?!" "I didn't get the job? It's because of that stupid pornography website I went on last week!!!" These are examples of what I go through. I'm terrified of what God is going to do to me. Instead of just relaxing and enjoying life, like I should, I'm always commiting a sin, feeling guilt sweep over me, and then living in fear of a punishment. And, just like you, I know God forgives me. I know Jesus loves me with all His heart. But I'm still scared and feel guilt, you know? Anyways, the best I can say to you is this: Don't be afraid of everything leading you down the path of sin. Yeah, I'm afraid. But I'm afraid of something different: I become afraid only after I sin. I become afraid of punishment. But, if I'm not sinning, I'm living a great life. Going to the movies, watching TV, playing video games, hanging with friends, making songs, buying clothes, and just living life and loving God. You shouldn't live life afraid of what may take you down the wrong path. If your strong enough, you won't go down that path, you know. I know, it's a lot easier said then done. Buying clothes, my friend, will not lead you down a path of sin. lol. Neither will watching a certain movie. I mean, I love "Superbad". Have you seen that?!?!? What about "Family Guy"? HILARIOUS! lol. I can name so much more movies, TV shows, books, ect., that would be considered things that would take you down the wrong path, but I watch Family Guy, then go to my room and read the Bible. I go to hilarious, scary, action packed Rated R movies, and I still love God when the credits start rolling by. You shouldn't leave in constant fear. Trust me. I know. lol. I'll pray for you.
  5. I'm not sure what your talking about. I've never heard of God punishing us physically. I'm not disaggreing with you...but where did you get this idea from?
  6. I almost think we should cancel this post. Things are a little heated. There's some judgmental things being said. Granted, there not THAT judgmental, but enough to get me offened. Here's why: I LOVE FAMILY GUY!!! lol. I do get offened when they crack jokes of God. I even nod my head back and forth and think to myself, "Was this necessary". But once those scenes are over, I'm back to being entertained by one of the stupidest, funniest shows out ther. The Simpsons I love to. But it's a bit more boring then Family Guy, in my opinion. King Of The Hill...I like. But don't love. It's to grown up for me. I want immature shows, like Family Guy! lol But seriously, Family Guy is awesome. God jokes in Family Guy....not so awesome. But still a good show!
  7. I really enjoyed reading about your expierence at Camp. Everytime I go to Church Camp, I leave my world behind and enter God's. It's amazing, emotional, beautiful, and something you'll never forget. I feel the same way you do about feeling called to teach and bring people to God. Well...I wouldn't bring them myself. I'd be more of a vessel. But I feel like I'm supposed to be used by God to help people find God & Jesus. Unfortunatly...I still have some past demons to sort out. Some addictions that quite havn't left yet. But I know eventually those will be gone. And praise God when that day comes! Good story!
  8. What's up everybody? Ok, so I've been a member of this website for almost a year, but I rarely post on here. I go through these stages where I'm: a) Close to God Far from God c) Closer to God then I was in "a" d) Kinda far from God...but not really And so on and so on. lol. When I'm either in the "A" area or "C" area, I usually post on this site. But even then, I don't often do it. Lately, though, I've grown pretty close to God, and I actually really like going on this website now! lol. So, allow me to re-introduce myself : My name is Luke Wright I'm 18 years old, I'm really funny, and I live in a town I've nicknamed "Stupid, boring Desert Town", California (otherwise known as Rosamond. Every heard of it? I didn't think so . lol) I just thought I'd say hello and hopefully meet some new people!
  9. Thank you all so much. I had a feeling deep down inside that we did get punished for our sins (the way a father punishes his son), but I wasn't 100% sure on it. I guess we shouldn't really call it punishment...that words a bit harsh. I mean...Jesus did take our punishments for us. I would say we are disciplined. It's just so hard to stop some of the things I do (pornography, for example). I live a life in constant guilt because of sinning, then when that guilt goes away I live a life of constant fear of how God is going to discipline me. That's not a life I want to live. I don't think God wants me to live that life either, you know? I want to live a life in constant worship. Constant love. Constant...you get my drift. lol It's just...there's this girl I really like. We met on a Church Camp in July, and things have been going wonderful for us. Right now, we're just friends, because we both want to grow closer to God. But since the pornography started up again, she's stoped talking to me. That's why I'm here today, posting this topic. Is there anyway I can redeem myself? Like...if her not talking to me is God disciplining me, can I eventually right my wrongs and hopefully get her to start talking to me again? Or should I just look at her as a lost cause and move on from her? See, I'm just really confused about some things about God. That's why I'm really grateful for all of your help. P.S. I'd really like it if somebody started talking to me and kinda held me accountable for my pornography issue, you know? Like...just check in once a day to make sure I haven't done it.
  10. I find all of this really interesting I'm actually used to just reading the Bible, and going to Church to delve deeper into the Bible verses. Never have I really been interested in going deeper myself (that sounds wrong in to many ways), but this post is actually helping me transition into studying the Bible more. lol Revelations has always been the most interesting, mysterious Book in the whole Bible (in my opinion), and the story of the women giving birth and the Dragon trying to stop this (by devouring this women's child) has always interested me. My opinion of this: I think this story mean multiple things (the women being the Church, the women being Mary, ect.), but for the sake of what this post was written in the first place, I'll talk about the women being Mary. This would make perfect since, because isn't is Jesus who's supposed to come back a second time and take us who follow him up to Heaven and leave behind those who have not accepted Him and denied Him? Correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe in the beginning of Revalations, it talks about how God gave Jesus the Rapture (almost as a gift), and so it would be Jesus's Rapture...or something like that, right? Forgive me if I'm wrong. I'm still a fairly new follower in Christ. Anyways, seeing as it's Jesus's Rapture, and when Jesus comes back a SECOND time, why not have a second birth? The first birth of Jesus was when Mary gave birth to him. The reason for this first birth was to make it possible for anybody to be saved when he came back a second time by sacrificing himself on the cross. The purpose of the second birth of Jesus (Revelations 12) is when he comes back to fufill the whole reason he sacrifice himself on the cross: Save all of those who accepts him as God and as our Savior. Thus, it would make sense that this women is Mary. Since is Jesus's second time around, Mary will give a second birth, and the son (the leader of all nations) is Jesus reborn again to save us all Tell me what you guys think! And be honest...correct me if I was wrong in anything. lol
  11. Hey, what's up everybody? I doubt any of you know who I am. I have a few posts here and there, but nothing major. I don't often come to this website (even though I love God with all my heart), but I have this question that I need an answer to, and what better place to go then CTF ? I hope I get a good response to this post...because this question is a very personal question and it's something that's been bothering me since I became a follower in Christ almost two years ago. So, here it goes: Does God punish people who sin? I know that Jesus took the punishment for all of our sins by sacrificing his life on the cross, but did his sacrifice mean all of our sins will go unpunished here on Earth if we ask for forgivness? Or does it mean we'll still get punished for them, but we'll be accepted into Heaven if we confess to commiting sins and asking for forgivness? I hope you guys understand what I'm saying. Here, let me give you an example: I like girls. A lot. I don't mean in the "sexual" type of way (although, being a guy, there's that too ). I mean in a crush type of way. So let's say I start talking to a girl, and we're hitting it off very well. She likes me, I like her...things just seem to be going in the direction of "boyfriend/girlfriend" status any min. now. So, we're talking, liking each other, ect., and then I go on pornography. While we're talking and liking each other, in the background I'm going on these pornography websites. Then, one day, the girl who likes me oh so much so unexplainably stops talking to me. Sure, there's a text here and there, but for the most part she's avoiding me. Next thing you know, she doesn't like me anymore and she moves on. Is this a punishment for me going on pornagraphy? Even though everytime I'm done on the website, I confess, feel guilty, apologize, and get forgiven, do I still get punished for what I did (in this case, the punishment being the girl not liking me anymore)? Or is this not a punishment at all, and am I just being paranoid? That example above has happened to me MULTIPLE times. More then I can count. It's happened so much, in the same exact fashion (girl likes me, pornography at night, girl doesn't like me out of nowere), that I can't help but believe it's not just coincedence, and God is punshing me, even though I asked his forgivness and confessed. There's many more examples I can use, but I think you all catch me drift. Anyways, bottom line is this: When I don't sin, I'm happy, and things seem to go my way. When I do sin, I'm filled with guilt, and things don't go my way (don't get a job, girl doesn't like me, ect.). So even though Jesus took our punishment for our sins, I can't help but feel like I'm being punished anyways. Bottom line: Does God punish those of us who sin, even if we confess and ask for forgivness (because I ALWAYS ask for forgivness, and things still always seem to go bad when I sin)?
  12. Please check it out, MissionMinded. This book will NOT dissapoint. It's one of the most beautifully written books about God ever (of course, Bible is #1. lol. But this comes in at #2). Check it out and let me know how it has changed you!
  13. I just finished reading a book called "The Shack", and it has changed my life. It changed how I look at God. I feel like I can just talk to him anytime I want, now, which is something I didn't really know I could do at first. I can talk to Jesus better then I ever could have before. God/Jesus is now my best friend. He's more then my Father. He's more then my Savior. This book has introduced Him to me as a friend. I feel so much happier and fulfilled, now. It's so much easier for me to forgive people, now. I love my life, I love my friends and family, and I love my relationship with God, now. Words can't explain this book, but I'm trying my best to explain how it has changed my life. Just understand: My life is better. God is my best friend and I feel so much closer to Him then I ever have. Also, forgivness is something I just naturally hand out to people. I'm no longer trapped in my past. Please...just buy the book. I promise it will change you. Maybe not the same way it has changed me, because everybody is unique. But it WILL change you. Luke D. Wright Here is the link to the website: http://theshackbook.com/
  14. <span style="color:#FF0000">I'm not sure if this forum is about: a: Obama or b: the rapture But I figured I'd stick with the Obama thing, since everyone else is going with it. I agree with the first post: It's an embaressment to be associated with people who claim to follow God, but they turn around and say things like "If you follow Obama, your going to hell." And it doesn't stop there, does it? Nope. You have the: 1) "God hates faqs/God created Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve/Gays go to hell" type of followers in Christ 2) The "I'm going to scare you into following God by saying you'll spend eternity in hell if you don't follow God" type of followers... And the list just goes on and on and on I understand that if we don't believe in God, we will spend an eternity in hell. But trying to scare people into following the Lord isn't right. It's not the way to go about things. We as Christians are supposed to lead people to God and help people fall in love with him...not scare them to death. And the whole gay thing...I'm not for gays. I know it's wrong. But I do have gay friends. Why? Because I don't judge them. That's not our place to judge others. It's only God's place. So for all you people who hold signs that says "God hates faqets", think about this: What gays do is wrong, no doubt. But what you do (gossip, judge, and slander) is just as wrong. If not more wrong, because you all are supposed to be setting an example for others to follow. And that is NOT an example that others should follow. And God doesn't hate anybody, for your information. He doesn't hate gays either. We should be praying for those people. Not condeming them. But anyways, I know that was a random rant that had nothing to do about the Obama thing. It's just...seeing these "Christians" judge and slander a man (Obama) is wrong. I'm not saying I agree with everything Obama does, but I'm also not going to say he's the anti-christ either. I don't know the man at all. And neither do you people who slander him. So if you follow God so much, then STOP judging and condeming people. That's not your place. It's God's and God's only. Remember: God created Obama. That alone should shut you up. lol. Ok, I'm done</span>